ENCICLOPEDIA DELLO SPETTACOLO. Roma: UNEDI – UNIONE EDITORIALE, Giugno 1975. Sotto gli auspici della Fondazione Giorgio Cini. 27.5cm, 9 volumes plus an Indice – Repertorio printed in a three-column portrait orientation and Aggiornamento 1955 -1965.
All eleven volumes are uniformly bound in heavy blue cloth with red and gilt stamped spines. Well-illustrated, this encyclopedia is in Italian, and organized as follows: first, about the people (playwrights, composers, recordings, choreographers, librettists, set designers, conductors, musical directors, costume designers, puppeteers, cartoonists, actors, singers, dancers, ballerinas, performers in variety acts, popular singers, cinematographers, theatrical directors, critics, historians, theoretical critics); second, according to genre of spectacle, according to principal type; third, according to the activity, skills, techniques or disciplines; fourth, by nations or ethno-linguistic groups; and, fifth, by the city in which theatrical life has or has had a prominent role. This set is in very good condition. Note size and weight of each volume will require special shipping arrangements.